Israel Holy Land Drought Photo Essay

Israel Holy Land Drought Photo Essay

In this Oct. 16, 2017 photo, tourists shower as they enjoy the Dead Sea near Kibbutz Kalya. Israel is heading into its fifth consecutive year of drought, putting three celebrated biblical bodies of water at risk. The Sea of Galilee, the country's main water source, already stands at a century low and the mighty Jordan River, known for its prominence in the Bible, could be best described along much of its length as a creek. The Dead Sea, a marvel of the natural world, is shrinking. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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October 16, 2017 12:58:03 PM
December 25, 2017 04:05:01 PM
Oded Balilty
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Kalya, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
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